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Walsh Duffield Insurance Products

Walsh Duffield has been serving the risk management needs of dentists and their families for over 40 years.  Proudly endorsed by the Fifth, Seventh and Eighth District Dental Societies, we offer insurance education, resources, and discount opportunities for dental practices and their employees to succeed with us.

As an independent agency, we are able to provide the flexible customer service you want and the complete insurance solutions you seek. We welcome your practice to the Walsh Duffield family.

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Walsh Duffield has been guiding the insurance needs of Eighth District Dental Society members since 1974. Thanks to the expertise developed over time, the Society both endorses and recommends group insurance programs through Walsh Duffield, which allows us to insure over 600 dentists in Western New York.  Walsh Duffield is also the endorsed provider of the Fifth and Seventh District Dental Societies. With a custom consultation, we can provide you with a complete review of your current insurance coverage at no cost.

The Dental Practice Resource Center at Walsh Duffield is also prepared to offer you a complete array of insurance programs to meet your needs, including:

  • Dental Office Package
  • Commercial Umbrella
  • Professional Liability
  • Workers Compensation & NY Disability Benefits
  • Pension Trust Bond
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Automobile
  • Homeowners & Renters
  • Personal Umbrella
  • Financial Planning
  • 401k Plans
  • Health Insurance

Fortress Insurance Company is a specialty provider of Professional Liability Insurance for dentists whose goal is to protect and defend the profession of Dentistry. Owned and operated by dentists, they only insure dentists and know firsthand how to protect you and your practice.

Walsh Duffield is the exclusive representative of the Fortress Insurance Company for dentists in the Fifth, Seventh and Eighth District Dental Societies. We are proud to offer Fortress-endorsed Hanover Business-Owners & Workers Compensation insurance to our community of dental professionals.

Our goal is to understand the unique requirements of our dental clients, study the potential risks affecting the individual dentists, and to make recommendations that eliminate duplication of coverage and gaps in coverage for the dental practice.

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Walsh Duffield is closely associated with Oral Surgeons and, more specifically, the OMS National Insurance Company (OMSNIC). OMSNIC is owned and operated by oral and maxillofacial surgeons – and exclusively insures OMS – so they bring a unique perspective to their mission of protecting your practice, your reputation, and your future.

OMSNIC also has a proven track record of aggressively defending claims brought against its policyholders. They are endorsed by the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and Walsh Duffield is the exclusive agent for oral surgeons practicing in Upstate New York and Western Pennsylvania.

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Christine Garvelli

Vice President
Dental Group

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Direct Phone: 716-362-7363